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How to advance your credentials in
Cybersecurity in 7 easy steps

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How to advance
your credentials in
Cybersecurity
in 7 easy steps

Talk to our Admissions Advisor

Get a degree from an
Accredited American
University.

Make sure the degree
includes industry-
recognized certifications
at no additional cost.

Check if you can
redeem earned credits
for certification to save
money and time.

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Insist that you learn
from faculty who are
from the industry.

Come learn at ECCU
Your gateway to a great career in Cybersecurity!

Key Facts

Mode of Study:
100% Online

New Intake Date:
5th October

Medium of Instruction:
English

Our Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity is an online program that will pave the way for a career in cybersecurity and assurance. The coursework is available to the students as per their flexibility – anytime, anywhere.

Key Takeaways:
  • The program focuses on both academic rigour and developing practical skill sets that attempts to mould individuals to become industry ready
  • Program includes industry certifications aimed at arming individuals with practical skill sets to ensure they are industry ready.
  • Learn systematic and creative problem-solving techniques using principles of critical thinking.

Upon completion of the program, students will graduate with a Bachelors
degree and seven industry recognised certifications included in the program.
Namely – Certified Network Defender, Certified Ethical Hacker, Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation, Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst, Certified SOC Analyst, TestOut Security PRO, TestOut Linux PRO.

*Up to 7 certifications can be earned. This is dependant on successfull completion of the exams.

Average Salary of BSCS holders
As per Payscale, the average salary of a cybersecurity professional in the United States with a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree is $69,000. These salaries range between $55,000 to $83,000, depending on one’s job role and capabilities.
Job Prospects after a Bachelors in Cybersecurity Degree

  • Security Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Systems Administrator
  • Network Security Engineer/ Analyst
  • Risk/ Vulnerability Analyst
  • Computer Forensic Analyst
  • Computer Network Defender
  • Computer Network Defense Analyst
  • Web Application Security Engineer
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Digital Forensic Examiner

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ECCU’s Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS) program prepares professionals to assume cybersecurity and information assurance leadership roles in corporations, agencies, and organizations. A curriculum rich in computer security management, IT security threat assessment, incident response, organizational management and behavior and leadership, challenges students to become creators of knowledge and inventors of processes. The Masters programs focus on developing the necessary skill sets needed to become job ready.

MSCS Specializations:

MSCS in Security Analyst

  • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
  • EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
  • Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT)

MSCS in Cloud Security Architect

  • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
  • EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer (E|CSP)

MSCS in Digital Forensics

  • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
  • Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI)

MSCS in Incident Management & Business Continuity

  • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
  • EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional
  • EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (E|CIH)

MSCS in Executive Leadership in Information Assurance

  • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
  • Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO)


At the end of their respective programs, students will be able to attain up to 4-industry-recognized certifications from EC-Council depending on their chosen specialization. This is dependant on successful completion of the exams

Average salary of MSCS holders
As per, Payscale, the average salary of a cybersecurity professional in the United States with a Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree is $85,000. These salaries range between $72,000 to $118,000, depending on one’s job role and capabilities.
Job Prospects after a Masters in Cybersecurity Degree

  • Information Security Manager/Specialist
  • Risk/Vulnerability Analyst/Manager
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Architect
  • Computer Network Defender
  • Application Security Engineer/Manager
  • Cloud Security Architect
  • Systems Security Analyst
  • Cyber Defense Analyst
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Security Officer

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The Graduate Certificate Program awarded by ECCU focuses on the proficiency needed by an industry professional to rise in the hierarchy. EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for Cyber Security professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Students will experience not only specialized technical training in a variety of IT security areas, but they will also acquire an understanding of organizational structure and behavior, the skills to work within and across that organizational structure, and the ability to analyze and navigate its hierarchy successfully. Each certificate targets skills and understandings specific to particular roles in the IT security framework of an organization. The certificates can be taken singly or as multiples up to a set of five–each building across knowledge domains from IT practitioner skill levels to IT executive skill levels.

This can be considered as a micro degree.

The Graduate Certificate Programs are:

Information Security Professional

  • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)

Security Analyst

  • EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
  • Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT)

Enterprise Security Architect

  • EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer (E|CSP)

Digital Forensics

  • Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI)

Incident Management

  • EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional
  • EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (E|CIH)

Business Continuity and Executive Leadership in Information Assurance

  • Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO)
  • EC-Council Information Security Manager (E|ISM)


Job Prospects after a Graduate Certificate Program in Cybersecurity

  • Ethical hackers
  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators and Engineers
  • Information Security Manager/Specialist
  • Information Systems Security Engineer/Manager
  • Security Analyst
  • Information Security Officers
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Computer Network Defender
  • Information Security (IS) Director
  • Application Security Engineer/Manager
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Systems Security Analyst
  • Cyber Defense Analyst
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Information Security Officer
  • Chief Security Officer
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Cyber Crime Investigator
  • Incident Responder
  • Director/Manager – Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery Analyst/Manager
  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder

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Accreditations & Recognitions

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accredited online cyber security degree
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